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How long does it take METFORMIN to help me lose weight?

Posted 15 Dec 2011 by doirinne 23 answers

I have been diagnosed with insulin resistance Nov 2011. Taking METFORMIN, HCL ER 2000mg (since 11/4/11 worked my way up to full dose). Been on full dose for 2.5 weeks now. No weight loss. I am keeping total daily carbs under 45grams per day. Total calories < 1400. PROTEIN = 60-80GRAMS PER DAY. ...

Humalog vs Novolog (Novalog): What's the difference?

Posted 14 Sep 2016 1 answerFAQ by

Humalog and Novolog (Novalog) are both insulins used in the treatment of diabetes. But what are the differences and similarities between them?

Levemir vs Lantus: What's the Difference?

Posted 22 Sep 2016 1 answerFAQ by

Levemir and Lantus are both types of insulin. But which one works for longer and which one has fewer side effects?

Insulin - How many "units" are in a 3ml vial?

Posted 25 Apr 2013 by coastalcajun 1 answer

Humulin N was prescribed for my cat at 2.5 units twice a day.

Ran out of Victoza 2 days ago. I can't get a refill until tomorrow.

Posted 9 days ago by salmino 1 answer

Can I use insulin to control my high sugar level?

Metformin ER - Is it a Better Formula than regular metformin?

Posted 17 days ago by bethann31 0 answers

I have bad insulin resistance. I have taken metformin in the past, and I was taking the regular metformin during that time. It was terribly hard to tolerate as far as GI issues. This time around I have started on the metformin extended release formula. It is so much better and easier to tolerate as ...

Which insulins do NOT contain metformin?

Posted 16 May 2017 by trriegel 1 answer

My mother is allergic to metformin and is currently on Lantus and her medicaid payments only last until April. we are looking for other options that are more affordable and that do not contain metformin.

I am a type 1 diabetic using insulin. Will progesterone affect my blood sugar?

Posted 10 May 2017 by ricel03 0 answers

Due to menopause symptoms my doctor prescribed 200 mgs of progesterone 2 before bed each night. I am a type 1 diabetic using insulin. Will progesterone have an adverse affect on my blood sugar?

I take Humulin 70/30 insulin once a day. Which time of the day is best to take it to prevent low bs?

Posted 22 Apr 2017 by Fred39 0 answers

... at night? I was taking 60u every morning but when my blood sugar was staying too high. It was increased to 65u by my doctor. My sugar at nights would drop to 40-60. Then in the mornings it was back up to over 200-400.

Can cephalexin raise my blood sugar?

Posted 15 Jun 2015 by martyd1953 3 answers

I have been on the medication for 5 days and my sugar has been high, 250 to 300 and I take insulin.

If I miss a scheduled night shot of insulin, should I take a shot in the morning?

Posted 23 Mar 2017 by Jim Feiring 0 answers

I am on 40 units each night, but miss the night time shot, should I take the full 40 units in the morning?

I have started Tresita long acting insulin. I have gained 20lbs the first month Do all insulins?

Posted 22 Mar 2017 by Cindy7456 0 answers

... make you gain weight this quickly. I have eaten less, but keep gaining weight quickly

Prescription - Insulin that would on line with Tresiba?

Posted 16 Mar 2017 by Donewith135 0 answers

I am interested in changing from the Novolin insulins due to problems with the insulin pens.

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